English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

High Holme

Field in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • 1839 TA 1841 MC 1595 FMap
  • Highholme 1839 TA c.1638 Holywell 1663 Holywell
  • High holme 1657 Holywell 1839 TA


High Holme 1839, 1841(15952, Highholme 15951, c.1638, 1663,High holme 1657, 17121(v. hēah. holmr; this is the name of a saltern and for thesame name with reference to a different field, v.(the) High Holme in Fulstowf.ns.(a) supra)